MRA Imaging

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hrmckensey1015
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309268
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MRA Imaging
Updated:
2015-10-08 11:04:10
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MRA Imaging
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MRI
Description:
MRA Imaging Clinical Application
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  1. What type of pulse sequence is used in MR angiography?
    gradient echo pulse sequence
  2. What is used in TOF MRA sequences?
    T1 gradient echoes
  3. What is Used in PC MRA sequences?
    T2 gradient echoes
  4. Where are blood flow velocities greater?
    Center of the vessel
  5. What is an AVM?
    • arterio-venous malformation
    • connection/tangling between arteries and veins
  6. What is Laminar flow?
    Blood flow that is at different but consistent velocities across a vessel
  7. What is spiral flow?
    Blood flow where the direction of flow is spiral
  8. Vortex flow?
    Blood flow that is initially laminar, then intersects a vessel stricture and becomes high velocity central flow and spiral near walls

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